comScore Reviews

Updated 15 April, 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great place to start out and grow

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager

    I have been working at comScore full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    comScore is at the forefront of digital measurement and analytics which makes for a very exciting work environment.

    Cons

    Corporate culture is very much driven by which department you're in. No overarching values across all groups that tie them together.

  2. Excellent place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior SQL Server Database Administrator in Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Senior SQL Server Database Administrator in Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at comScore full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Dynamic and fast paced environment.
    Intelligent and forward looking people to work with who value continued progress and innovation.
    Fun and frequent team events and casual dress code.
    Free beverages and breakfast.

    Cons

    Growth opportunities are somewhat limited.
    Training budgets are tight.
    401K is not so great.

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in people who work for you by providing continuous industry standard training in their field and provide more opportunities for career growth.

  3. Helpful (2)

    Good launching pad/stop-over but not a destination

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at comScore full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Smart, talented employees. Well-known respected company - a good place to have on your resume. Friendly co-workers.

    Cons

    Management style is directionally vague. Many of the core senior people have left. The company does not do a good job of retaining people - very high turn-over. A pretty high degree of politics and clique's. The company has too many products and sales is not rewarded for selling any particular product line. There's a lack of focus/resources on any other product outside of vCE

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  5. Helpful (1)

    Had to wait forever to "actually" work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at comScore full-time

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good People, training, company values

    Cons

    salary, had to wait for a long time before I got some actual work

  6. Helpful (2)

    Good Start for a new graduate

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Reston, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Reston, VA (US)

    I have been working at comScore full-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good start salary. Learning curve is very high so you can learn tons of stuff.
    Good for your logic thinking ability. Relatively easy to be promoted to senior analyst.

    Cons

    Poor management. Lots of people are newly promoted to the leadership and they don't know how to coordinate different groups and give recognition which can be seen as incentives for employees.

  7. Helpful (4)

    Good launching pad - horrible management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Client Service Analyst in Reston, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Client Service Analyst in Reston, VA (US)

    I worked at comScore full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Talented, smart co-workers. Exposure to a wide variety of brands and clients. The industry is growing and the job is fast-paced. You are always learning something new and trying to get recruited by clients and other players in the digital space. comScore is very well known and respected.

    Cons

    Management does not do a good job of retaining talent.
    Performance is not compensated adequately or fairly across different departments.
    Some teams can be very "clique-ish" and do not recognize internal problems such as poor management skills and employee turnover.

    Advice to Management

    I very much agree with some of the below comments regarding management, especially this one: High turnover in a particular department is a sign that the manager isn't doing a very good job. It truly is a shame to lose good workers because of one persons poor management skills.

    This could not be more true. Stop enabling terrible managers! They may do their day to day jobs well but if they are the reason you are losing the rest of your talent pool then they should not be managers.

  8. Helpful (4)

    Good product but poor management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Support Technician in Lehi, UT (US)
    Former Employee - Customer Support Technician in Lehi, UT (US)

    I worked at comScore full-time (less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    It provides opportunity to work with others internationally. The colleagues are fun and the workplace is comfortable.
    Provide good compensation and benefits.

    Cons

    Lack the proper training and communication to grow and develop in the company. The product is extremely complex and you are placed in a position to be expected to learn and utilize it without any training courses. They are just beginning to build a decent knowledge-base to better this situation but it is still in the beginning stages.
    Management will promise to work with you so that there won't be any surprises on where you stand, but that is very far from the truth. It seems that the management is more focused on the drama within comScore than the customers they are supposed to support. Working hard goes unnoticed because most management is overseas. They report in on a phone call once a week to basically tell you what you are doing wrong. Always leaving you with a sense of discouragement and never knowing if you are going to have your position another week or not. For the Customer Support role, it does not seem to matter at all if you provide excellent customer service. The key is trying to read the minds of upper management.

    Advice to Management

    I wish they gave us this opportunity within the company to give advice. That would be a strong suggestion.
    Also, it can be difficult managing an office overseas, but management should also be responsible for learning how to better communicate with the team as that is part of the role. Unfortunately, the support team had to do this job. It would be very pleasing to encourage your team and staff at least every once in a while. Also, letting the team have the opportunity to give feedback and share ideas with others without feeling a sense of judgement and downgrading individuals who work very hard but may not have the aptitude or level of experience that other support technicians may have.

  9. Helpful (1)

    Casual yet professional

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at comScore full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    comScore is a great place to work. There is a real spirit of innovation and creativity. There are very few problems with office politics and the upper management is very accessible. Has the perks of both a small and large company. Decent time off and good benefits.

    Cons

    High amounts of customization for clients means that there is some inconsistency in certain applications within the company and poor documentation on the more advanced product details. There is a pretty steep learning curve to attain more than average proficiency.

    Advice to Management

    Hold the sales team accountable for their screwups!! Hold the developers accountable for more transparent and thorough documentation.

  10. Data Analyst Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at comScore

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    free snacks and drinks, friendly people, pretty good intern training and activities

    Cons

    not that I can find

  11. Great place to start

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Reston, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Reston, VA (US)

    I have been working at comScore full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Working with smart people. Lot of things to learn..

    Cons

    Few management people are narrow minded which doesnt allow to grow.

    Advice to Management

    Use people well with their capabilities.

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